1650. elegchos
Strong's Concordance
elegchos: a proof, test
Original Word: ἔλεγχος, ου, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: elegchos
Phonetic Spelling: (el'-eng-khos)
Short Definition: a proof, persuasion, reproof
Definition: a proof, possibly: a persuasion; reproof.
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Cognate: 1650 élegxos (a masculine noun) – inner conviction focuses on God confirming His inbirthing of faith ("the internal persuasion from Him," see 4102 /pístis). See 1651 (elegxō).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from elegchó
Definition
a proof, test
NASB Translation
conviction (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1650: ἔλεγχος

ἔλεγχος, ἐλέγχου, (ἐλέγχω);

1. a proof, that by which a thing is proved or tested (τό πρᾶγμα τόν ἔλεγχον δώσει, Demosthenes 44, 15 (i. e. in Philippians 1:15); τῆς εὐψυχίας, Euripides, Herc. fur. 162; ἐνθαδ' ἔλεγχος τοῦ πράγματος, Epictetus diss. 3, 10, 11; others): τῶν (or rather, πραγμάτων) οὐ βλεπομένων, that by which invisible things are proved (and we are convinced of their reality), Hebrews 11:1 (Vulg.argumentumnonapparentium (Tdf.rerumarg.nonparentum)); (others take the word here (in accordance with the preceding ὑπόστασις, which see) of the inward result of proving viz. a conviction; see Lünem, at the passage).

2. conviction (Augustine,convictio): πρός ἔλεγχον, for convicting one of his sinfulness, 2 Timothy 3:16 R G. (Euripides, Plato, Demosthenes, others; the Sept. chiefly for תּוכַחַת.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
evidence, reproof.

From elegcho; proof, conviction -- evidence, reproof.

see GREEK elegcho

Forms and Transliterations
ελεγμον ἐλεγμόν έλεγχοι ελέγχοις έλεγχον έλεγχόν ελεγχος έλεγχος έλεγχός ἔλεγχος ελέγχου ελέγχους ελέγχων elegmon elegmón elenchos élenchos
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Strong's Greek 1650
2 Occurrences


ἐλεγμόν — 1 Occ.
ἔλεγχος — 1 Occ.

2 Timothy 3:16 N-AMS
GRK: διδασκαλίαν πρὸς ἐλεγμόν πρὸς ἐπανόρθωσιν
KJV: doctrine, for reproof, for correction,
INT: teaching for reproof for correction

Hebrews 11:1 N-NMS
GRK: ὑπόστασις πραγμάτων ἔλεγχος οὐ βλεπομένων
NAS: of [things] hoped for, the conviction of things
KJV: of things hoped for, the evidence of things
INT: [the] assurance of things [the] conviction not seen

2 Occurrences

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